The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 92 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.76% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £213 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £135.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-72.22% +232.75%
SQL DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1718 1245 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.81% 95.11% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 741 579
Average daily rate £375 £326 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% -1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 55 89
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £300 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £375 - 1
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (60.71%) T-SQL
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (17.86%) MySQL
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (10.71%) Replication
9 3 (10.71%) ETL
9 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (10.71%) OLAP
10 2 (7.14%) .NET
10 2 (7.14%) Clustering
10 2 (7.14%) Finance
10 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.14%) Database Security
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (7.14%) Degree
10 2 (7.14%) QA
11 1 (3.57%) Release Management
11 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (3.57%) Percona

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (17.86%) MySQL
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (10.71%) OLAP
6 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Database Security
5 1 (3.57%) ETL Development
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Percona